Navigation Links
New York Records Decline in Smoking Rate

New York Citys smoking rate has shown a decline, thanks to the comprehensive program in 2002, encouraging smokers to kick the habit. The statistics in the 2006 report shows a decline in the smoking rate by 20%, in comparison to 2002 figures.

Over the past year, smoking decreased among men (from 22.5% to 19.9%) and among Hispanics (from 20.2% to 17.1%). These large declines followed a year-long ad campaign aimed at prompting more smokers to quit. The new report is available online at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/.

Beginning in 2002, and after a decade with no progress, New York City increased the tobacco tax, eliminated smoking in virtually all workplaces, and launched hard-hitting anti-tobacco ads. By all indications, the interventions have made a difference. Hard-hitting ads work, said Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden -- especially when theyre paired with a tobacco tax and smoke-free air legislation. With nearly a quarter of a million fewer smokers, New York City is leading the way on tobacco control. There arent many programs that can prevent 80,000 premature deaths this quickly.

Ads from the 2006 campaign graphically depicted tobacco smokes effects on the brain, lungs and arteries, showing testimonials from sick and dying smokers and their children, including former smoker Ronaldo Martinez, who now breaths through a hole in his throat as a result of smoking-related cancer. In a separate recent survey, nine out of 10 smokers said they saw the ads -- and half of smokers said the ads made them want to quit.

Highlights in Smoking Declines Since 2002 The smoking rate fell faster among women (23% decline) than among men (15% decline).

Rates among young adults (ages 18-24) have declined twice as much as rates among other adult age groups

Among all ethnic groups, Asian New Yorkers have made the most progress, with a 30% decline in the smoking rates, though Asian males still smoke at a
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Gujarat Records Fall In AIDS Cases
2. Indonesia Records Another Bird Flu Death
3. Government Medical Records Find Their Way to the Auctions House
4. Authority to Health Staff, To Scan Patient Medical Records
5. Outsourcing Medical Records Risky: Unison
6. Meeting To Discuss Issue Of Personal Health Records
7. India Records Over 1.3 mn Chikungunya Cases
8. Pre-implantation Genetic Haplotyping- A Test to Sift Unhealthy Embryos Records Success
9. Indian American Records Brain Dialogue During Sleep
10. Medical Records - Direct to Home With the New NHS IT System
11. Winter Warmth Breaks All Records
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: New York Records Decline Smoking Rate

(Date:9/2/2014)... September 02, 2014 The Dream2Walk Foundation along ... on Sept. 14th, 2014 during Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month ... Lynn England, and Chuck Ligon. Linear Automotive will be there ... show. , Doors open at 2pm. The car show is ... one free pass to the concert. There will be trophies ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... -- Melatonin supplements did not reduce delirium in seniors ... found. Many older hospital patients experience the sudden, ... their normal sleep-wake cycle. A lack of the hormone ... but there has been little research into whether melatonin ... 378 patients, average age 84, who had hip fracture ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... the levels of sex hormones in patients, blood may identify ... rhythm disorder that is fatal in 95 percent of patients. ... journal Heart Rhythm , shows that lower levels of ... who had a sudden cardiac arrest. Higher levels of estradiol, ... chances of having a sudden cardiac arrest in both men ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Waco, TX (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 When ... any time day or night, leaving behind a path of ... tornado occurrences with an average of 1,253 tornadoes per year. ... be prepared in case a tornado strikes., , ... cellar, or interior room in your home with no windows ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 ... VisitandCare.com , was designed to help doctors manage ... practices to boost patient conversion rates and clink revenue. ... a 60 percent increase in sales revenue and a ... one-of-a-kind CRM software in their own healthcare practices. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gas Monkey Hosts Concert in Dallas Benefiting Dream2Walk Foundation with Linear Automotive 2Health News:Study links sex hormone levels in the blood to risk of sudden cardiac arrest 2Health News:Act Quickly in Case of Tornado: Rainbow International® Offers Tips on How to Be Prepared for a Tornado 2Health News:Doctors Abroad Using VisitandCare.com Patient Management Software Report 60% Increase in Revenue 2Health News:Doctors Abroad Using VisitandCare.com Patient Management Software Report 60% Increase in Revenue 3Health News:Doctors Abroad Using VisitandCare.com Patient Management Software Report 60% Increase in Revenue 4
... immediately call off their 20-day agitation against a new reservation ... court - which accepted a petition from the striking medicos ... its orders are not implemented. ,"We direct that ... should be called off forthwith," a vacation bench comprising Justice ...
... According to a research it has been found that in ... mandatory for everyone to maintain a regular exercise program//. ... the major of cause of death in men, which results ... which cholesterol-laden plaques build up in the arteries. As the ...
... According to a recent survey the young adults between the ... among the uninsured. The report by the Commonwealth Fund, a ... claim that in 2004, nearly 14 million Americans between 19 ... of 2.5 million since the year 2000. ,The ...
... falling standards of cleanliness despite Government promises to clean ... in 2002, only 52 percent reported about clean wards. ... very clean, but only 46 percent this year. Contradicting ... levels of general satisfaction with the health service. ...
... spread and growing variety of unregulated tobacco products, the ... broader regulation // to prevent more than five million ... agency also called for anti-tobacco programmes, especially aimed at ... apparently increasing. ,Tobacco use, it finds, also continued ...
... incidence of HIV/AIDS is declining in the western Indian state ... , Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh because of the proactive measures ... in the country, especially in the north, it is rising, ... released Tuesday, said that overall two-thirds of the people living ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:More Number Of Younger Americans Lack Health Insurance 2
(Date:9/2/2014)...  Edison Nation Medical, the premier healthcare innovation ... Association for Respiratory Care ( AARC ), the ... Nation Medical, which brings 12+ years experience working ... innovation ideas, will work with AARC to assist ... respiratory therapists in bringing their product innovation ideas ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014  EMD Serono, Inc., a ... , announced today that Drew Young has ... Immunology. In this capacity, he will be responsible for ... Immunology franchise, including future products.   Bringing more ... marketing and sales efforts at pharmaceutical and biotech companies, ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 2014 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT ... Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing Actavis, New Drug ... treatment of diarrhea and abdominal pain in men and ... NDA for eluxadoline has been granted priority review status ... "The NDA filing of eluxadoline marks ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Edison Nation Medical and AARC Team Up To Promote Innovation in Respiratory Care 2Edison Nation Medical and AARC Team Up To Promote Innovation in Respiratory Care 3EMD Serono Appoints Drew Young to Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology 2EMD Serono Appoints Drew Young to Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology 3EMD Serono Appoints Drew Young to Senior Vice President, Neurology and Immunology 4Actavis Announces FDA Acceptance for Filing of NDA for Eluxadoline 2Actavis Announces FDA Acceptance for Filing of NDA for Eluxadoline 3Actavis Announces FDA Acceptance for Filing of NDA for Eluxadoline 4
... (Nasdaq:  ARAY), a global leader in the field of ... institutions using CyberKnife radiosurgery in breast cancer treatment. These ... Fox Chase Cancer Center, will be presented at the ... Oncology (ASTRO) in San Diego from October 31 to ...
... 2010 Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today results ... combination of two oral hepatitis C virus (HCV) compounds, ... BI 207127, with ribavirin reduced viral load below the ... The regimen did not include interferon through the first ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer 2CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer 3CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer 4CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer 5CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Early-Stage Breast Cancer 6Results of Boehringer Ingelheim Oral Hepatitis C Protease Inhibitor and Polymerase Inhibitor Combination Phase Ib Trial Shows Rapid Viral Response Without Use of Pegylated Interferon 2Results of Boehringer Ingelheim Oral Hepatitis C Protease Inhibitor and Polymerase Inhibitor Combination Phase Ib Trial Shows Rapid Viral Response Without Use of Pegylated Interferon 3Results of Boehringer Ingelheim Oral Hepatitis C Protease Inhibitor and Polymerase Inhibitor Combination Phase Ib Trial Shows Rapid Viral Response Without Use of Pegylated Interferon 4
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: